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Project
Participation in dark matter experiments LZ

Code PTDC/FIS-PAR/28567/2017

Beneficiary Entity

LIP - Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas


Project summary

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Support under

Reforçar a investigação, o desenvolvimento tecnológico e a inovação

Region of Intervention

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Funding

Total eligible cost

€ 239807


EU financial support

€ 0.00


National public financial support

€ 0.00

 

Dates

Approval


Start

2018-09-01


End

2021-05-31



Publications


Improved measurements of the β -decay response of liquid xenon with the LUX detectorArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Projected sensitivity of the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment to the 0 nu beta beta decay of Xe-136Article in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Projected WIMP sensitivity of the LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter experimentArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Results of a search for sub-GeV dark matter using 2013 LUX dataArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Search for two neutrino double electron capture of 124Xe and 126Xe in the full exposure of the LUX detectorArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Simulations of events for the LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) dark matter experimentArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)accepted
The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experimentArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published

Presentations


: Neutrinoless double beta decay classification in the LUX-Zeplin TPC Oral presentation in national or international meeting
Backgrounds StatusOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Control Systems StatusOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Current status of LZ and LUX Dark Matter ExperimentsOral presentation in international conference
Dark Matter @LIPOutreach seminar
Dark Matter: from the galaxies to deep minesOral presentation in advanced training events
Dark Matter: from the galaxies to deep minesSeminar
HG vs LG classificationOral presentation in collaboration meeting
High energy ER group updateOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Introduction to dark matterOral presentation in advanced training events
Introduction to dark matter and neutrinosOral presentation in advanced training events
LIP: das partículas à saúdeOutreach seminar
Looking for the dark side of the UniverseSeminar
Looking for the dark side of the UniversePresentation in national conference
Looking for the dark side of the Universe”,Seminar
LUX-ZEPLIN overview and statusOral presentation in national or international meeting
LZ - LUX-ZEPLIN: A search for Dark MatterOutreach seminar
LZ 136Xe 0𝛎𝛃𝛃 decay sensitivity paper updateOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Machine learning in LZOral presentation in national or international meeting
Machine Learning tools for pulse classification in LZapOral presentation in national or international meeting
Materials and geometryOral presentation in advanced training events
Mercury: position reconstruction algorithmOral presentation in collaboration meeting
New HG-LG MixingOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Optical measurements of PTFEOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Optional (but very useful) ClassesOral presentation in advanced training events
Review of Rock Gamma sims results IOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Review of Rock Gamma sims results IIOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Review of Rock Gamma sims results IIIOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Review of Rock Gamma sims results IVOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Rock Gamma sims and update on the sensitivity paperOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Search for rare xenon decays and study of the Migdall effect in LZ Oral presentation in national or international meeting
Search for WIMPs and sub-GeV dark matter particles using double-phase xenon detectorsSeminar
Searching for Dark Matter with LUX and LUX-ZEPLIN Seminar
Sensitivity of the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment to the 0νββ decay of Xe-136Poster presentation in international conference
Status of Backgrounds AnalysisOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Status of the LZ experimentOral presentation in national or international meeting
Summary and status of BG validation tasksOral presentation in collaboration meeting
The nervous system of the LUX-ZEPLIN detectorOral presentation in advanced training events
The nervous system of the LUX-ZEPLIN detectorPoster presentation in national or international meeting
The nervous system of the LUX-ZEPLIN detectorPoster presentation in national or international meeting
The search for dark matter particles with mass below the GeV scaleSeminar
The WBS1.8 Online Data Quality Monitor (DQM)Oral presentation in collaboration meeting

Events


Summer Internship program for university-level students with the project “Neutrinoless double beta decay in LZ ”Advanced Training Event2020-07-01 / 2020-07-31
Summer Internship program for university-level students with the project “Observação de muões Cósmicos”Advanced Training Event2020-07-01 / 2020-07-31
Summer Internship program for university-level students with the project “Study of background from tritium and Ar-37 decays in LZ using Monte Carlo simulations”Advanced Training Event2020-07-01 / 2020-07-31

Theses


Data processing and Human Machine Interface for the monitoring and control system of LZ dark matter experiment
Design and optimisation of a xenon TPC with SiPM readout for neutrinoless double beta decay studies
Detection of Magnetic Inelastic Dark Matter
Development of analysis techniques for the identification of 0v2ß event topologies and their characterisation
Development of the Online Data Quality Monitor for LZ
Discovery potential of the LZ detector to the double electron capture decay of Xe124
Efeito do um Interface Líquido na Reflexão de Superfícies Difusoras
New physics phenomenology and data processing tools for the LZ experiment

Team


Alexandre Miguel Ferreira Lindote
Américo Manuel de Almeida Pereira
Andrey Solovov
Cláudio Frederico Pascoal da Silva
Elias Lopez Asamar
Fátima Sofia Monteiro Alcaso
Francisco Filipe Bento Neves
Guilherme Pinheiro Pereira
Helmut Wolters
Jacinto Renato Pinto Fonseca
João Fernando Marques da Silva
José Lopes Pinto da Cunha
Maria Isabel Silva Ferreira Lopes
Nuno Miguel Vasconcelos Costa Carolino
Paulo Alexandre Brinca Costa Brás
Pedro Miguel Patrício Fernandes
Ricardo de Abreu Silverio Cabrita
Susana Raquel Fonseca Castanheira
Tiago Miguel Mendes Martins
Tomás Ramos Pinto de Sousa
Vladimir Solovov